Blue Pillar’s Tom Willie Named as Finance Monthly 2018 CEO Award Winner

Oct 2 2018

Award Recognizes Leadership in Energy Industry

Frederick, Maryland – October 2, 2018Blue Pillarthe leading Internet of Things (IoT) provider to connect Energy Things®, today announced that CEO, Tom Willie, has been recognized in this year’s Finance Monthly CEO Awards. The awards recognize ambitious and forward-thinking CEOs who have demonstrated strong leadership and contributed to both their industry and wider society.

Held annually, the Finance Monthly CEO Awards celebrate leaders from across the globe for their success, innovation and strategic vision. Mr. Willie has been identified as being instrumental in leading disruptive change within the energy industry.

Mr. Willie joined Blue Pillar as CEO in 2013 is an avid evangelist and active change agent for the transformation of the global energy ecosystem from the utility down to the consumer.  As CEO of Blue Pillar, he is leading the company’s efforts to bring disruptive change by using Energy Network of Things® solutions to make the world’s facilities and critical infrastructure more energy efficient, resilient, and self-sufficient. Over the last five years, Mr. Willie and Blue Pillar have both been recognized by leading organizations as leaders in the disruption of the energy industry through IoT networking and connectivity solutions.

“I am honored to receive this recognition from Finance Monthly in a year where IoT technology is beginning to make deeper inroads into the energy industry.” said Tom Willie, CEO of Blue Pillar. “Over the past two years, our focus on creating an open Energy IoT platform that connects any behind-the-meter energy assets has been augmented with our new Energy Network-as-a-Service offering, which provides our customers with a no-touch, turnkey way of getting the data and control logic they desire without having to worry about designing, owning, operating, or maintaining these behind-the-meter IoT networks.  Our customers, which include demand response providers, retail energy service providers, energy application developers, and the commercial and industrial (C&I) facilities themselves, desperately need data and control, but want to focus on their core business, not the IoT connectivity business. Our technology-driven, turnkey service approach to building energy networks is proving to be invaluable to helping them achieve their goals.”

About Blue Pillar

Blue Pillar connects the Energy Things® that power our world. The only IoT solution to unite all Energy Things onto a single platform, Blue Pillar unleashes the power of real-time data to strengthen critical infrastructure and accelerate business. Blue Pillar’s Aurora is automated through a template-driven process where security is built-in from sensor to cloud. With Blue Pillar, companies have unprecedented insight into their energy needs to become more efficient and have peace of mind that when the grid goes down, their business will continue forward. Learn more at or on Twitter at @bluepillarinc.


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Tom Ehart
Blue Pillar